Lenders pledge to help revive regional economy via RCEP

Lenders pledge to help revive regional economy via RCEP

After a lengthy eight-year negotiation process, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was finally signed just over a week ago.
Upgrading Asian workforce skills remains crucial factor

Upgrading Asian workforce skills remains crucial factor

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is causing a wide impact in all economies across the Asian continent, and Vietnam is no exception.
Most Asian markets retreat as trade deal euphoria fades

Most Asian markets retreat as trade deal euphoria fades

HONG KONG: Asian markets fell on Monday (Nov 5) after Donald Trump's top economics adviser downplayed the chances of a quick deal to end the China-US trade war, taking the wind out of the sails of last week's rally.
Energy firms rise with oil prices but Asia markets sink again

Energy firms rise with oil prices but Asia markets sink again

Energy firms rallied on Wednesday (Jun 27)  after a surge in oil prices but Asian markets struggled to maintain early momentum and extended their recent losses as trade war fears torment investors.
Asian property players lack hunger

Asian property players lack hunger

Asian property investors ranked lowest in terms of risk appetite, according to a landmark survey released today by Colliers International.
Is the Asian century upon us?

Is the Asian century upon us?

An Asia producing over half of global GDP? Three billion Asians considered part of the “rich world” by 2050? A dream? Or a plausible reality?
Investors urged to look southwards

Investors urged to look southwards

As China looses its cost advantages due to recent labour unrest and rising wages, Vietnam has a big opportunity to become a low-cost alternative for manufacturing. But, it is also in fierce competition with other South East Asian nations.
Hotels put Asian crisis to bed

Hotels put Asian crisis to bed

DANANG’s first luxury resorts since the 1997 Asian crisis took a grip on tourism development are to get off the ground this week.